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recorder linda yee asked the questions instead. >> reporter: he's america's toughest sheriff. joe admits he courts controversy. >> welcome to san francisco. >> reporter: he got a dose of that when drag queens invaded his dinner party. the sheriff is in town for a convention. he hoped to reach out to eighth graders at a middle school who sent him letters. students wrote in spanish their disagreement with his fight against illegal immigrants and his tent prisons in the desert sun. >> they called may racist. i just wanted to meet with the kids and tell them the truth. >> reporter: he had to set the set the kids straight but the district canceled the meeting. the rep said she was too busy but denied there ever was a meeting. the sheriff defends arizona law that allows his deputies to check people's citizenship. >> so you don't speak english. you have no id. you can't tell where you're from or anything else. >> reporter: that would be the criteria? >> that's part of it. that's suspicion. it's lower than probable cause. and then we have a right to call immigration and check you out. >> reporter:
of the holiday sweet tooth. a made in america treated look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >> larry: in stanislaus county a marine is on mission after the shootings in connecticut. a young father wants to make sure the kids feel safe. >> he served two terms in iraq and one in afghanistan. the sergeant felt a new call to duty after watching the news last week. >> i'm tired of it. and marines stood in front of schools we would never had the connecticut shooting. >> i this is what the veteran did all day. parents and teachers dropped off coffee and
owners in america are responsible. they buy their guns legally and use them safely. >> it is encouraging that most gun owners have stepped up to say there are steps we can take to prevent more tragedies like the one in new town. >> steps to protect our rights and protect our kids. >> the president has called on congress to pass legislation that bans the sale of military assault style weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >> is also asked senator-- vice-president joe biden's come up with proposals by january to keep children safe including addressing mental health and school safety. >> the national rifle association will hold what they call a national news announcement the executive director will discuss what the group is calling meaningful contributions to prevent future mass shootings. >> in an earlier statement the nra says its members were " shocked, saddened and heartbroken by last are the shooting. >> will carry an announcement live at 745. >> john kerry will be nominated for secretary of state by prison the bottpreside >> john kerry expected to be the next secretary of state.
america to go in other words the rights of the few overcome the safety of the majority i don't think so i think america is ready ready or not.the battle to ban weapons like this one.is bound to be a tough one. >>reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >> the repercussions of the school massacre are being felt here in the bay area. schools safety - something many took for granted -is now being questioned. here is how some districts are addressing the fears of parents and students. from berkeley unified.while tragedies are very rare, when they do happen, our concern for the victims may bring worries about our own children and their day to day safety. we want you to know that all berkeley schools have safety plans and we run through drills frequently. and this from san francisco unified schools. in the wake of such a national tragedy, we redouble our efforts to work together to ensure that our students, families and school staff remain safe. the city and district are working closely together to immediately respond to schools and provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. kron 4's
what they think about him. >> reporter: he's america's toughest sheriff. and joe arpaio admits he courts controversy. he got a dose of that tonight when drag queens invaded his dinner party. the sheriff is in town for a convention. he hoped to also reach out to eighth graders at the middle school who sent him letters. students wrote in spanish their disagreement with his fight against illegal immigrants and his tent prisons in the hot desert sun. >> they accused me of running concentration camps. they called me a racist. so i just wanted to meet with the kids and tell them the truth. >> reporter: but he says the district suddenly cancelled his planned meeting. the school district's media rep said she was too busy to explain on camera but denied there ever was a meeting. the sheriff defends arizona's law that allows his deputies to check people's citizenships. >> we have a right to call immigration and check you out. >> reporter: but the sheriff's reach is being investigated by the justice department, a two- year investigation found latino drivers in his county are four to nine tim
coming up. >> dan: not just made in america but made in san francisco. company making high end mattresses for 112 years and why it >>> another home invasion robbery in castro valley. as many as five men targeted a home on pineville circle over night yesterday. it's not clear how they entered the home and no one was hurt. is a similar incident happened on the cyprus ranch road area on december 7th. local police are advising residents to consider installing an alarm and pay close attention what is happening in their neighborhood. >> is eight prank or off-duty officer breaking the law? those questions coming after a san francisco cop, a police sergeant posted a video online. it shows a wild ride through san francisco's broadway tunnel. it was posted on football page of a sergeant. he row the on his page, 100 miles per hour in lambo. they report that he also xhewtd that he and had his friends were all drunk. head of the san francisco police officers association he has ner seen anything like it. >> this would be on a case by case basis if it was an off-duty vehicle. chief of police would have
-year- olds with 3 to 11 bullets from this bush master in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> they also want to banned the big ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. she's not the only politician speaking out. the new york city mayor on the cbs evening news, he talks about this. >> lots of people think that we shouldn't even have speed limits, but we still have speedlimits. lots of people think we shouldn't have public schools, but we still have public schools. a lot of people are against a lot of different things. a democratic society, you have to come together and when the majority of the people want something like that, majority of the people want sensible gun restrictions. >> so why is this your problem? >> why is the murder rate around the country? i'm an american, what's your question? >> why is this mike bloomberg crew said? >> i'm a human being, i don't know what your religion teaches you, but mine teaches me to take care of each other. >> a reality check when it comes to bitter fights over the gun control laws. and grace lee shows us that the s
the lead in the fight for tighter gun control. >> is this america? >> i don't think so >>catherine: will have more on local schools and gun- control but first,grant lodes is standing by elementary school shooting. >> today, children across connecticut saw something classes. uniformed police are in or around most of the state's schools. but sandy hook school in newtown remains closed and may never reopen. truckloads desks, shelves, bulletin boards and abandoned backpacks. taken from the scene of the massacre to a recently closed school in nearby monroe. the former middle school is where the sandy hill students will resume classes. volunteer contractors spent the weekend installing smaller facilities for the younger students. >> when the children come in whenever the school has started they walk into a classroom that looks as close as possible as their classroom that they left." >> the sandy hill school remains a crime scene. state police working around the clock to determing what happened. >> we did sees significant evidence of the residents. it is a very painstaking processwe're go
for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown will deliver 28 million packages in the u.s.. that's about 300 parcels every second! tomorrows the deadline to
make this season. only three of those acts can go through. who are you going to choose, america? if you missed any of those phone numbers, you can find them at thexfactorusa.com. and please remember, they are 855 numbers, not 800 or 866. you can vote as often as you like by toll-free and text. and you can use verizon touch voting if you have the xtra factor app. voting stays open for two hours after the show. it's now or never, people. you've got to vote. tomorrow we get the results. three acts will be one step away from winning a $5 million recording contract. but for one, the dream will come crashing down. it's the results show. we'll see you tomorrow. good night, people. >>> a health scare for governor jerry brown. his cancer diagnosis, and whether it will affect his ability to lead california. good evening, i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. jerry brown has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer, and is now undergoing treatment at ucsf. learned about the cancer diagnosis and what the governor faces. >> reporter: earlier this evening, a hospital source told m
and they are warning it's not free money. >> they are not being told about the downside. >> right now in america, 57,000 seniors in reverse mortgages are in danger of losing their homes. nearly 10% forecast rate, four times higher than traditional mortgages. the department of housing and you urban development will recommend seniors be very careful with reverse mortgages. >> reverse mortgage the last option? >> i think it should be. absolutely. >> an option. >> it's wonderful house. >> linda regrets taking. >> i hope somebody will enjoy it. >> the international olympic committee has stripped medals from four athletes at athens olympics after reanalyzing their samples but lance armstrong is keeping his bronze medal for the time being. they postponed on a season whether to revoke his bronze from the games in sydney. >> the courts of los angeles and long beach are open once again, striking clerical workers reached a tentative agreement with the port's 14 shipping lines ending an eight day walkout that cost an estimated one billion in trade per day. the ports of long beach and l.a. handle a full 44% of t
and the motive. >>> an emotional win for america's team with one teammate dead and another in jail accused of killing him, the cowboys showed their resilience on and off the field. >> reporter: dallas cowboy josh brent walked out of a texas jail sunday, a day after he was charged in a car crash that killed his teammate. >> jerry brown was my dear best friend. i'm just trying to deal with his death right now. >> reporter: police say the defensive lineman was driving drunk early saturday and lost control of his 2007 mercedes killing jerry brown who was a passenger in the car. brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. hours before his release an emotional dallas cowboys team took the field in cincinnati. there was a moment of silence before the game and brown's jersey was placed on the bench. >> i think there was a feeling of numbness out on the field today, but somehow they focused it and we figured out a way to win this ballgame. >> reporter: brown played on the practice squad. players say the 25-year-old was a rising star. >> he'd be walking by keep doing what you're doing. you'r
, this is the population of the united states of america. this is a representation of the 300 million firearms in the united states today. nearly one gun per person. i say now is the right time to talk about this. more than 31,000 people die each year from gun violence. let me say this again, these are the last numbers from 2009. 31,000 people died in that year alone. 87 people die every single day. i thought that the vietnam war was wrong. every year 31,000 people to be killed. we must talk about a noun and that is what i am going and i am proud for the senator. i am proud of the president for doing what he is joined. we must all talk about this now but here is the thing. we have to do more than talk because we have talked before and we have cried before. we have to act and to me there are several things that we need to do. let me list what we need to do. first, we have to take the war off of our streets. we have to take the weapons of war also hours streets. the senators have the bills. second, we must ensure that local law enforcement is involved in revealing the concealed weapons permits.
's great america amusement park. this weekend is chinese and hispanic cultures weekend. santa will be there, along with dancers, magicians, a laser light show and more. also in the south bay, an event for the second night of hanukkah the jewish community center of silicon valley is hosting a menorah lighting. that's at 4 p.m. at the santana row shopping center on olin avenue. the bay area's favorite way >> coming up, a great ideas of your not quite sure what to get your friends and family. >> the bay area's favorite to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. it's the only local and live show in the bay area. to ring in the new year, and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever. kron 4's - new year's live. (music) -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my on
of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect tomorrow that will
. ,,,,,, at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those off yet, when this happe >>> how is this for a rude awakening? the alarm clock hadn't gone off when it happened. a huge tree came crashing down on a man's home. during this morning's storm. the hundred foot cypress broke through the roof of the master bedroom and missed the homeowner by just a few feet. >> it is weird. it is weird. thank god it didn't come into the house more than it did. >> that's because just two days ago he moved his bed from beneath the very spot where that tree landed. >> just two years after arriving in the bay area the fresh and easy market chain could be going away. the stores are designe
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that can affect america. >> reporter: the supreme court will actually decide on two issues. doma, the federal law that prohibits recognition of same sex marriages and property 8. >> she texted me, omg, five exclamation points, granted. she called me and we started crying. >> they've got to solve this at a national level because there's just too much administrative confusion right now. who gets health benefits? who can visit who in the hospital? which marriage counts? >> so what happens between now and when the u.s. supreme court makes that decision next june? we talked to legal experts to get their take. >> reporter: the final say in the culture war on same sex marriage is coming. and the justice's decision to hear the case is historic. >> this is equivalent to the supreme court taking on one of the most divisive sort of exciting constitutional questions of this generation and deciding that they have to issue an opinion on this. >> and constitutional law experts believe they will decide on one of three possibilities. >> reporter: first, the justices could say denying marriage to
in san francisco couldn't hurt. and that is because the city has come in second on a list of america's smartest cities. you know who is smartest? boston. yeah, that's right. at least according to their website. san francisco, number 2, seattle number 3. and fourth was vancouver, canada. rounding out the top five, new york city. >>> and still ahead, why the homeless in california are in line to get cell phones. >>> plus, the scramble to rescue thousands of squid on the beaches of santa cruz. the reason that they are washing ashore. >>> millions of people are still in shock over the death of latin pop star. how she inspired beyond her music. >>> and in the bay area, record highs today. it doesn't take much this time of the year, but there's a big change in store, the big chill. details straight ahead. oh, it's the current temperature. nominated singer died in a e crash in northern mexico jut hours after leaving that st. the mexican- american artiss a ca >>> the singer died just hours after leaving the stage. she was a california native and a cbs reporter shows us that the popularity
with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. . >> the window to ship your holiday gifts to arrive on time is beginning to close. all ready shippers are getting bombarded with packages. federal express was expected to handle millions of parcels today on what it's calling the busiest day in history. how busy things got as the company's distribution center in south san francisco today. >> as the trucks move in, the unloading begins. the labels, then on to the conveyer belts. it's what the busiest shipping day of the year looks like at this fedex distribution sent her in south san francisco. >> we're 10 percent up higher than last year. >> he and his crew are working to make sure everything that moves through here is delivered on time. and to give you an idea on how busy it is here. employees at this facility are expected to move more than 25,000 packages just today. >> it's great to have the volume here. keeps
in north america. there's a report that says san francisco has a thriving entrepreneurial community. but they named boston the top on the list. right behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, david stevenson is following the story we told you about earlier in the newscast. the death of one of the people found bound and gagged sunday in san francisco. and david is expecting new developments this afternoon in this investigation. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time bruise breaks. we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com.
is accused of stealing $17,000 from the bank of america in the richmond district. they tracked them down by a fingerprint on a note he gave to the teller. he filed for bankruptcy in july. as a deputy. he earned more than $7,000 a month. he is expected back in court next monday. >>> they are hoping newly released surveillance video will help them find a man who robbed at gun point. this is near clearry street. it shows one suspect hitting the victim with a pistol. police say two men drove away in a newer model dodge charger. these are photos of the men who committed the crime. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. >>> i am brian flores live in san francisco. we will tell you what areas are affected and whether you can see flooding. >>> it may be sunny and sunnier in the neighborhood. but there are reports of hail in the area. steve will be here to tell you about it. a deal that will get you to los angeles for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will hel
francisco. uscf is one of the preprostrate cancer treatment centers in america. the governor released a statement today saying fortunately, this is early stage, localized prostate cancer. the key is early diagnosis. >> if men who need treatment aren't detected early, they're less likely, far less likely to be cured. >> reporter: a prostate cancer surviver himself, dr. shoeman says patients have options, ranging from monitoring the tumor's growth, to radiation treatment like the governor, to removing the prostate. patients need to work closely with their oncologist. >> they're best equipped to make the recommendations on what to do. and whether or not they should get treatment. >> reporter: tony gosset is also a prostate cancer surviver. he and his doctors offered for a prostatectomy. as for the governor, he and his staff will continue to undergo a full schedule into the first week in january. >>> more details now. doctors say as many as 241,000 men in the united states will be diagnosewide prostate cancer this year. northern 90% of those cases are early stage. nearly all men with suc
of this operation blitzkrieg german for lightning war. bank of america risk management department says it's operating under the assumes an attack will take place and defend itself accordingly. >> big news out of washington. susan rice has pulled her name out of consideration to be the secretary of state. withdrawal remavs a major source of tension between the white house and congressional republicans. here's tm jake tapper. >> in a letter to the president today u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice wrote quote the posts of secretary of state should never be politica political. i'm sad we have reached this point even before you have decided whom to nominate. and she shared the news on nbc. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged. very politica political, very distracting. very disruptive because there are so many things we need to get done as a country. >>reporter: just weeks ago rice tough smart rising star in the obama administration was the president's top choice to serve as next secretary of state. but she grew a lightning storm of repub
america. kiet do tells us mcafee's problems aren't necessarily over just yet. >> reporter: john mcafee is now on u.s. soil. and this ring master promises not to stop talking. >> i am going to speak out big- time. >> reporter: john mcafee was the first one off the plane from guatemala. by morning, throngs of media and admirers gathered outside his south beach hotel. >> i want to make this clear for the 100th time. i had absolutely nothing to do with the murder in belize. >> reporter: on november 11, his neighbor was found shot and dead at his home in belize. authorities in belize want to question mcafee as a person of interest but he refuses to turn himself in, saying current police officers will jail or kill him. >> when people are shot in belize during robberies constantly. the fact that he is my neighbor is why this is an issue. >> reporter: john mcafee illegally entered guatemala last week. he admits to faking two heart attacks while there, apparently to speed up his deportation. >> unfortunately, i guess the pressure gave me a heart attack, so i had one. >> reporter: john mcafee, w
they do to you? >> evil visited this community today. >> i know there is not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same grief that i do. >> an unthinkable horror, new details about the shooter, the guns bought by his mother and the heroes, including the teacher who saved her students by barricading them in a bath room. >> good evening. i am ken. >> the second deadliest shooting in school history. a 20-year-old walked into a school and started shooting. 20 children are among the dead and a crime investigators are only starting to piece together. it happened in newton, connecticut. a quiet suburb 80 miles from new york. >> reporter: i am standing down the street from where sandy hook elementary school is located, where the shooting took place a tragedy that shocked the community, parents and family members are grieving the loss of innocent children and adults in the massacre. >> reporter: parents and children ran from the sandy hook elementary school. the scene of terror and sadness. >> caller indicating someone is shooting. >> reporter: inside 27 people shot to death, 20 children as youn
giffords said the discussion can no longer wait. and feinstein is calling on congress to debate america's gun culture. declaring weapons of war don't belong on our streets or in our theaters, shopping malls and schools. >> it was very similar to the day that i was shot. >> reporter: activist mindy fikelstein was surrounded by children when a man opened fire. >> the problem is too many guns. people who shouldn't get their hands on gun have the ability to do so. >> reporter: the pistols used today a glock and a sig. and connecticut like california has strict rules. >> the united states, 8,400 deaths a year due to gun violence. we have got to do something about it. and congress has got to get a backbone. >> these children were murdered, brutally murdered in the place where they felt safe. >> reporter: scenes like these always take her back. >> i was brought to my knees, i left work in tears and have basically been under a blanket all day. >> but more than anguish she hopes for outrage and action. >> call the white house, call your congressman, e-mail, go to we are better than this.org. the
's my lucky day because i'm getting a private lesson from the most famous cheerleader in america. >> you have to have confidence in -- swag and confidence in it. >> wait a minute. swag and confidence? 10-year-old christian bodker stole the show from the gorgeous tampa bay buccaneers cheerleaders during sunday's big game. no wonder the video went viral. just look at his moves. now he's showing me what he's got, or trying to. i'll do backup. >> thank you so much for watching. >> we will see you next time. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> the nation is mourning the death of so many young children at a connecticut elementary school. tory dunnan joins us from newtown with new information on the victims. >>reporter:27 people were killed yesterday. most of them. children just 6 and 7 years old. we can now put names and faces to those killed at sandy hook elementary school. among them, 27-year- old first grade teacher, victoria soto. her family says she died trying to protect her students. robbie parker lost his daugter emilie. >> "she always had so
sparked a debate over gun control in a culture of violence in america. >> gun violence is a national tragedy that demands more than words. that is why we need immediate nation action. >> we haven't done enough to fulfill our number one obligation to protect our children. >> group is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday to prevent a similarity nightmare from striking another community. >> do something now and leave here with some pro active action. >> reporter: in the mean time the police investigation is ongoing at this point. investigators are putting all the pieces together to come up with a time line and a motive to release to the public. in newton, connecticut. >> the victims are being honored across the country including here in the biarea. tonight there was a -- bay area. tonight there was a candlelight vigil. kron 4's reggie kumar said they wanted some way to show support and sadness. >> perhaps you are angry, angry at the shooter, angry at the conditions. >> reporter: during monday night's vigil he described the shooting in ne
slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> reporter: a new grass roots group, newtown united, sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of victims of the 1999 shooting at columbine high school. >> these people here before you, because they refuse to be statistics. they've been through hell and back. and they don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> reporter: funerals began monday for the 20 children and six adults killed. tuesday, families said their final goodbyes to two more 6- year-olds. jessica ricos and james matioli. today the medical examiner is releasing new information about the suspected shooter and his mother saying at this point no one has claimed their bodies. he also says the mother was shot four times in the head, tori. while she was sleeping. >> all right, thank you in newtown connecticut, thank you. >>> and here in the bay area, there are several candlelight vigils scheduled for the victims in connecticut. tonight, in pleasanton, people will gather at the amrel park at 6:00. and tomorrow in fa
washington got to work today on the problem of gun violence in america. vice president biden held the first meeting of the tax-force charged with reviewing the countries gun laws, recommending changes. the president wants some concrete proposals in hand by the state of the union address next month. >> and the president, he is absolutely committed to keeping his promise and that we will act and we will act in a way that will be designed, even if they could only save one life. and we have to take action. >> the focus of the task force will be going beyond gun policy and the emergency procedures. even the readiness of the gun violence. >>> any time the push picks up steam, so do the gun sales. this time it is not an exception. as cbs 5 reporter shows us that the bay area gun dealers could barely keep them on the shelves. >> and that hand guard will be attached by them. >> reporter: here at the gun vault in mountainview, he said business has been brisk. one of the most popular sellers, the ar-15 semiautomatic rifle. >> well the government is wanting to ban certain types of rifles. they are very
proposes a new program to protect america's schools called national school shield. but they were not able to protect their own news conference from protestors, including the group code pink. >> the nra has blood on its hands! >> reporter: diane feinstein who is proposing a new assault weapon ban says she's upset the nra didn't go any further about restrictions >> it's inconceivable after what they said to me today that they don't think people who have guns should have background checks or that they should be registered. >> it's a horribly poor choice to say that the answer to gun violence is to put more guns out there. >> reporter: andrew is a parent of students. the district employs 20 armed police officers in all of its high schools and middle schools at a cost of $2 million a year. the district has put no cops in its three dozen elementary schools and has no plans or money to do so. >> i'm glad we're having that conversation. i we think have experience in it. i think it's an overreaction. if you want to know my position as a school board member, how am i going to put armed police offic
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by a young girlfriend and an entourage >> this is my life in america, >> as police showed up to arrest him for entering the country illegally, mcafee even in custody, he sounded "i am using the computer of one of the wardens, or gentleman. authorities denied his request for political asylum, mcafee reportedly collapsed. he was rushed to the >>pam: apple and samsung are back in court today. batteling over their patent lawsuit. apple won the first round in august, when a u=s district court judge ruled that samsung would pay apple over a billion dollars in damages. that's not enough for apple our tech reporter gabe slate is here. case? >> 1.0 $5 billion was the verdict earlier this year. apparently that was not enough that hearing is still going on and the san jose and the judge said that she is likely to reduce that $ 1.05 billion.. fine... with her belief that the jurors could have underestimated the danger is implicated. the details of the verdict in the month of august. nothing has happened yet samsung has not paid one penny to apple. they have appealed this decision in hopes of a mistria
after what happened on friday in new town conn. >> did you know that children ages 5 to 15 in america are 13 times as likely to be murdered with guns as children compared to kids in other industrialized countries? >> that is according to a public health specialist at harvard. in australia in 1996, a mass killing of 35 people lead to a national fire arms agreement. the buyback of guns and tighter gun rules for licensing as a storage. after 14 years of that law going into effect, there is been not been one shooting. canada requires a 28 day waiting period to buy a handgun, and imposes a clever safeguard: umpire should have the support of. >> your vet says she is not sure of what a lot were waiting to hear what accomplished just get rid of assault weapons we need to find some answers soon. >> thank you and me. >> is 7:57 a.m. we will be back with more in a couple of minutes as we take a faa look at the fog and rain in walnut creek. (male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at a in starts now. >> thank you for joining us on this
there is not a parent in america who does not feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those that died today were children. beautiful, little kids between five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them. birthdays, graduations. weddings. kids of their own. iman the fall and were also teachers-among-the fallen where teachers. our hearts are broken today for the parents and the grandparents, sisters, brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults that were lost. our hearts are broken for the hearts of the survivors as well. as blessed as the heart to have the children home tonight they know that their children's innocence has been torn away from them too early. there is no word if that will ease their pain. as a country, we have been through this too many times. if it is a elementary school and newton, conn., or a shopping mall and connecticut, or a temple in wisconsin or a movie and all aurora, these neighborhoods our our neighborhoods and these are our children. we are going to come together and take meaningful action to prevent tragedi
is going to be about the right to carry one in at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. >> legal experts say that the bake next issue will be the right to carry a gun public. a federal appeals court in chicago this week overturned a statewide ban on carrying concealed weapons. that ruling is at odds with those of other federal courts that have mostly upheld state and local gun laws restricting their use. legal experts say that competing rulings from appellate courts. mean the fight over this issue is likely headed for supreme court review. >> a heated interview on piers morgan as a gun advocate said banning guns is
that phillip tonge held up a bank of america branch in the richmond district in november. he allegedly handed the teller a note saying he was armed. investigators used video to identify him and matched his fingerprints with the ones on the note. >>> and three people are in custody in connection with the murder of two teenaged girls in east oakland. according to investigators, the two adults and juvenile were arrested after one made admissions connect the trio to the murders. -year-old bobby sartain and raquel gerstel were killed. >>> a man in indiana is facing serious charges after he allegedly threatened to kill people at an elementary school near his home. police found 47 guns and about $100,000 worth of ammunition. inside the cedar lake home of von meyer. he now faces charges of felony intimidation. >>> two police officers are dead and the search for their killer is under way in topeka, kansas. the officers were responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle when they were shot yesterday outside a grocery store. investigators say they are looking for a 22-year-old man, although they have n
92nd birthday. the pianist and composer was born in concord. he is regarded as one of america's greatest jazz music isn't. brebeck became known for his exotic, challenging rhythms in music pieces such as take five. he also broke racial barriers playing in black jazz clubs in the south 1950's refusing to play in sarah a venues. >> top stories we're following this thursday december 6th a police chase in the water regressions and francisco. the suspect taken away in a stretcher more details coming up. >> and fresh and easy market to be closing here in the bay area and all round united states will tell you why the gross historic change to be forced to close its doors. >> will have more and the world according to gary at 7:45 a.m.. >> look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back
one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> an arrest warrant is out for cat williams. they issued the warrant yesterday in connection with a pursuit last month. california highway patrol says he led them on a chase after he was driving a motorcycle on a sidewalk in downtown sacramento. officers say he nearly hit 5 people during the pursuit. it came days after he was questioned in oakland for hitting a man with a bottle. >>> police closed their investigation into a fall at the oakland coliseum last night that raiders game calling it a medical incident. a man who was around 18 years old toppled over the railing, falling 30 feet. some say the man was sitting on the railings and lost his balance. he is still at the hospital. >>> christmas is coming early for a man and a woman. today they have been given the 50 of mobility. ktvu's julie haener shows us
on the cooler in sight. 50s. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. ( gabe slate tech report >> gadgets make great holiday gifts. right now, samsung has some really popular devices. there are catching on giving apple a run for their money. this little bloom with the galaxy why fight camera a unique device. some of these great items from samsung. the new -- wi - fi.. galaxy camera is a game changer. it is entirely new point and shoot and and three tablet. it can do anything a smart phones can do except make phone calls. wifi, or a low cost at&t plans. if you want to make calls? the galaxy phone tablet is interesting. it is a tablet phone. and it is f
of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ now for today's market update. stocks ended down. as the president and john boehner seemingly got nowhere on the fiscal cliff talks. on wall street the dow dropped 75-points. the nasdaq sank 22. to fall below 3-thousand and the s-and-p-500 lost nine points. nov retail sales-wipe vo retail sales rebounded in november - thanks to a strong and early start to the holiday shopping season. overall sales rose point- three percent from the previous month. it follows a point-three percent drop in october, when s
that could have been any town in america. >> monitoring this live shot out of newtown conn we are waiting for the latest information for the police press conference getting ready to go under way. this morning everyone continues asked the question why? we learn more about the shooter had on month lanza at 13 are for change. he did have a mild form of of some. people with gas burners are not normally by let.violiviolen police believe that he saw out officers and steps into a classroom and fired a hail of bullets and then step back and shot himself. >> today is expected to be the busiest day of the year for the postal service. the postal service as an estimated 655 million cards, letters and packages will be processed nationwide today. for those who still need to mail things out but want to skip the line, 24 hour self- service kiosk are available at several post office. >> 611 is the time and we'll be back in a couple of minutes. here is the approach to the bay bridge, you could see the raindrops and a little bit of puddling. it is chilly, and oakland is 56 degrees. we're looking for a high
. >>catherine: ofriday's tragic shooting in connecticut is re-igniting the debate over gun control in america. what prominent lawmakers are saying. and a local expert weighs in on the effort to prevent future tragedies - by tracking warning signs. >> we had rainfall in the bay area. just trace amounts in livermore with more wet weather, the futurecast coming up after the break. >>catherine: andnow for a look at our top stories at eight-thirty. the funerals for 2 of the 26 shooting victims killed in a connecticut school were held today. as that was happening - school supplies were being trucked to a different school building - where classes will eventually resume. and that connecticut community is getting an outpouring of support from around the country. tonight in burlingame, dozens of people attended a vigil for the victims. and many people turned out for gun buy-back programs in both san francisco and oakland. we're learning tonight just how successful those programs turned out to be. people got 2-hundred dollars for every gun that was handed over. nearly 600 guns were turned in gun contro
fails for toyota's camry. this is according to the institute of highway safety. the camry one of america's most popular cars and failed its crash test by the institute. the front wheel and the bending the passenger compartment foot well in word. the steering was pledged so far off the air bags did not deploy. the three as at be a hybrid wet and did not perform any better it also earned a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and suzuki his ice sheet received the institute's top rating of good. the motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the heads can fly open. the recall affects the 2012 third want the entire 2010 through 2012 chevy colorado and gmc canny and midsized trucks. the national highway safety admission says administration says some of the trucks may not have a secondary hood latch. the mainland is a vast and that the hood could open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. gm on the problem after getting to complaints. the recall is expected to begin next month. >> we have a live look for you as a glance at the golden gate bridge. it is called this
the magnitude of gun violence in america. the national rifle association lobbied lawmakers to cut centers for disease control funding. >> something so terrible happened that people are saying we got to do something. this is not acceptable. >> reporter: in washington protesters interrupted the national rifle association's news conference where it called for armed police in every school. he has yet to hear from the national rifle association or the cdc but he is hopeful it will get someone's attention. >> reporter: do you think this will have any impact on this discussion? >> i do. >> reporter: his petition had more than 200 signatures. tonight the public health department said it considers violence and injury prevention one of its three winnable battles. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the bay area, some schools already have armed guards on campus. why one school district officials tells us having officers comes at a cost. >>> woman arraigned in connection with a robbery at a mansion. 22-year-old raven chanel dixon was arrested on tuesday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit mu
the centers for disease control to research and measure the magnitude of gun violence in america. the national rifle association lobbied lawmakers to cut centers for disease control funding. >> something so terrible happened that people are saying we got to do something. this is not acceptable. >> reporter: in washington protesters interrupted the national rifle association's news conference where it called for armed police in every school. he has yet to hear from the national rifle association or the cdc but he is hopeful it will get someone's attention. >> reporter: do you think this will have any impact on this discussion? >> i do. >> reporter: his petition had more than 200 signatures. tonight the public health department said it considers violence and injury prevention one of its three winnable battles. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the bay area, some schools already have armed guards on campus. why one school district officials tells us having officers comes at a cost. >>> woman arraigned in connection with a robbery at a mansion. 22-year-old raven chanel dixon was arrested
crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. welcome back to the kron 4 morning news here is an unusual picture the ride on w101 completely jammed up. it is a mess attentive to get out of the city there is flooding highway south bound 101 at paul avenue that is the reason for the jammed up. looking at your ride on highway 101. we will stick with that for a second again there is the reason i will have a complete traffic check coming up. >> thank you george and world news we're following as we're getting the latest video coming out of syria the rebels fighting near damascus as well as the city lepo. the attorney general is hinting he will not favor any sign deal for the president to leave the country and in the civil war. he does not allow anyone a minute. we are hearing word that the russians are talking about possible as
in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> and good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> we're starting in berkeley. that's where a gunman killed a female bicyclist last night right near a middle school. alex savidge is outside longfellow middle school. you've been out there since 4:30. you just talked to police. what did they say. >> reporter: i can tell you with few leads to go on. a spokesperson for the berkeley police department told me investigators are gonna need the public's help to solve this crime. this woman was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. this all unfolds as you can see right next to the yard the street was blocked off for several hours early this morning as investigators
of michigan now becomes the 24th right to work state in america. it prevents unions from requiring private or public sector workers to pay dues. >>> just about 20 minutes ago, house speaker john boehner talked about a private phone conversation he had with president obama last night about that fiscal cliff situation. >> there were some offers that were exchanged back and forth yesterday. you know, the president and i had a pretty frank conversation about just how far apart we are. >> now, coming up for you at 7:45, political analysts jamie dupree will tell us about the two words we are not hearing in the fiscal cliff negotiations. >>> 7:36. software company founder john mcafee could soon return to the united states. his attorney says a guatemala judge has ruled that mcafee adetention in that country is illegal and he could be released as soon as today. mcafee was detained in guatemala last week after entering the country illegally to avoid police in belize who wanted to question mack afy about the fatal shooting of his neighbor. mca -- mcafee has said he wishes to return to the u.s. so he
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